The Shocked Intubation: Definitive Airway Sans Hypotension — Taming the SRU

Not many aspects of Emergency Medicine define our specialty better than resuscitation, and few concepts exemplify resuscitation better than shock and intubation. Yet few words together strike greater fear in the minds of savvy resuscitationists. Not because we cannot deftly manage shock, or because we are anything but hardy intubators, but because the swiftest way… via… Continue Reading


First look snake stuff

Dr Alan Garner has been here before, asking whether we’re asking the wrong questions when we try to measure quality advanced airway care. Here’s a fresh bit of research that adds to the discussion. Unintended consequences would hardly be a new thing in medicine or in any other endeavour. Here is one of my favourite… Continue Reading


Digital intubation!

Just did this (with an assist from the ever-helpful bougie) at NOSM in Thunder Bay, ON cadaver lab https://t.co/AqexiVGNgx — Resuscitation Canada (@Resus_Can) December 28, 2017


Preoxygenation and intubation in ICU

An awaited trial on intubation in ICU. NIV definitely better than NRM for preoxygenation and intubation in ICU (SpO2<80% 16.6% vs 41.3% P=0.006) in @BJAJournals https://t.co/kRlRUMhWxp pic.twitter.com/Me07qZE8Rc — Lascarrou (@JBLascarrou) December 21, 2017


The Mobius Loop of FOAMEd

Ramped vs Sniffing Position for Intubation in Critically Ill Adults via @WICSBottomLine https://t.co/S7Y6miXEEz #FOAMed pic.twitter.com/pLX4okyltL — Salim R. Rezaie (@srrezaie) November 4, 2017


Intubation in cardiac arrest

Another study on airway management in cardiac arrest was just published in JAMA. The study was done in Denmark, where all intubations elective and emergency are done by anaesthestetists. It was a retrospective study, where they matched intubated patients with … Continue reading → via INTUBATION IN ARREST – AGAIN —